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Between utopia and dystopia: The main route of citizenship education
Journal Title: RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA  
Author/s: Filippo Bignami 
Year:  2017 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  20 Pg. 73-92 FullText PDF:  262 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RIP2017-001004
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The concept of citizenship is nowadays debated and under tension, often called not appropriately in a sense of merely analytical-reconstructive sense, or meaning a legal status. It goes rather beyond, having a specific meaning of nexus between individuals and society and identifies the political, social, economic and cultural characteristics of such a nexus, which is identified in specific dimensions, which are inherent theoretical aspects (coming from political and social studies) and practical aspects (legal and administrative). In the present times, characterized by jarring social, cultural, economic and political divergences, the concept of citizenship can be an equilibrium point either as individual gaining of awareness on the practical side, or as an educational base, representing not one but "the" true cross-cutting subject theoretically established.
Keywords: Citizenship, citizenship education, participation, responsibility, inequalities and population.

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Filippo Bignami, Between utopia and dystopia: The main route of citizenship education in "RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA " 1/2017, pp. 73-92, DOI:10.3280/RIP2017-001004

   

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